Tympanomastoid fissure - Fissura tympanomastoidea

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Description

The tympanomastoid fissure is lateral to the stylomastoid foramen, between the tympanic part and the mastoid process, for the auricular branch of the vagus.


Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Temporal bone > Articular tubercle > Tympanomastoid fissure

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